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For the longest time, Microsoft has earned its billions by selling software. If someone was on Windows XP and they wanted to get Windows 7, they would have to buy a license key and an install medium. Windows 10 threw away that social contract, and replaced it with one that was foreign, and unlike anything Microsoft had done in the previous 25 years. The upgrade disaster has unintended consequences for Microsoft and its customers.
We talk about how Microsoft's tactics violate user trust and decreases security, among other issues. Microsoft’s relationship pivot with its customers, coupled with a deluge of bad press, hasn’t helped.
As a pensioner, she doesn’t want the expense of buying a new computer.Mary Tomaszewski is retired, and lives in Northern Illinois.She owns a Compaq Presario she estimates is “at least 10 years old”.On the other side, her Windows XP machine works just fine. As I put the finishing pieces to the article, it’s the morning of July 9.
It’s old, but it plays her favorite online Sudoku games. In twenty days’ time, Microsoft will cease its free Windows 10 upgrade promotion.
But privacy isn’t the only reason why many are reluctant to upgrade. She only recently finished her teacher training at a university on the outskirts of Liverpool, England.